Clubs and Activites

Note: Students must be active and enrolled in Winter Haven High School to participate in clubs.


Club/Organization: Sponsor: Room #: Description:
Hughes & B. Riedel 35-219
A-Team Thompson-Marin & Ross 01-106 Students compete against academic teams from other schools in tournaments in which players are asked questions from the areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, the fine arts, world languages (French and Spanish), and technology. There are five practice rounds.
Band Deases Band Students make music to perform at football games, concerts, and special events.
BDTV Mizelle 36-107 BDTV is a daily news show informing students and staff of events and interesting information.  BDTV also tapes sporting events and enters video contests.  BDTV is an award-winning program that has won national and international acclaim.  Broadcast Journalism is the entry-level class with BDTV requiring an application process.
Café Blue Zinsmeister & Isaacs 35-110 Café Blue is an academy consisting of four classes. Students learn how to work in a commercial kitchen with real-world experiences. Students can complete the program and earn ServSafe Management and/or ProStart certifications. Students can also save thousands of dollars through articulation with Johnson and Wales University.
Chess Shoffner 34-118 Students who enjoy playing chess meet periodically with like-minded peers to advance their skills.
Chorus Hatley Chorus – 5 Performing music classes that explore various genres of choral music. Allows students to perform in the community, All County, All State, and Disney. There are six different choruses of which to be a part. Several of them are “Audition Only” and require director approval.
Culture Connection R. Walden 36-223 This club aims to create experiences that would help increase students’ cultural capital and provide them with opportunities for artistic expression. The Culture Connection will serve as a forum for students to share and experience the culture, perform community service, and become activists for change.
 (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
Jaime and MacCalla 35-222 DECA enhances preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning in the business context, and connect to business and the community while promoting competition. Student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, and experienced leaders. Members compete at the district, state, and national levels in a variety of events in the marketing field.
Drama R. Fritz Auditorium Promotes and encourages an appreciation of and participation in live theatre.  In addition to its meetings and activities, the Club will stage at least two mainstage productions (the fall play and spring musical). Blue Devil Drama also sponsors the Blue Devil Comedy Brigade, the longest-running high school improv troupe in Polk County.
D & D club Keep 34-124 New and experienced gamers are welcome to come play fun and imaginative D & D and other Table-top Role Playing Games with other students.  Wednesdays are especially welcome for new players since we’ll play single-session games.

(Future Business Leaders of America)

Jaime & MacCalla 35-222 FBLA, or PBL, as they are commonly referred to, is a career and technical student organization open to all secondary or postsecondary students. FBLA- PBL offers experiences in social interaction, leadership, fall and spring conferences, and national conferences. Students choose from over 75 district, state, and national competitions.

(Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

PE Coaches: Roberts, Nelson, and Swango 01-105, Flagpole Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a campus ministry initiated and led by student-athletes and coaches. The purpose of Campus Ministry is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the lost and to grow and mature as a follower of Christ. In FCA, students will be challenged to reach their friends and teammates with the love of Christ and serve on and off campus, and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

(Future Farmers of America)

Garcia 21-052 AG Future farmers show and sell animals and participate in speaking and science competitions. Additionally, they do leadership activities, supper camps, and work with all kinds of crops.
Freshman Class Brown 35-212 Freshman class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, help clean up after the Homecoming Dance, serve as Prom Pages, and assist in any student council events.
GSA Carpenter 34-206 Gender & Sexuality Alliance supporting LGBTQIA students and allies.
Guitar Floyd 34 Media Performing music class exploring different guitar music genres gives students the opportunity to perform in the community, All County, Solo & Ensemble, and meet internationally known artists. Guitar Website
HOSA-Future Health Professional
(Health Occupations Students of America)
Hileman & Wiebe 35-103 100% healthcare co-curricular organization that provides students leadership development, community service, and recognition for knowledge and skills. HOSA meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month.
Interact A. Walker 34-208 Interact is a service club where students can work together on community service projects with Interact clubs of communities nationwide.
Junior Chef Club / FCCLA Zinsmeister & Isaacs 35-110 With Family Career and Community Leaders of America, students participate in competitions at state and national FCCLA conferences. Students also participate in ProStart competitions and have opportunities to earn college scholarships. Level 3 and 4 kids meet during their 5th-period class to discuss the happenings of FCCLA. In order to join FCCLA you must be a Cafe Blue student who is level 3 or 4.
Junior Class Archambault 34-221 Junior class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, tally Senior notables, and plan Junior/Senior Prom through fundraisers, including Powderpuff, Talent Show, and Calendar Couples.
JROTC Sgt. First Class O’Bryon and LTC Reeves 36-121 The JROTC program is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership development, patriotism, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment while instilling self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. JROTC Website
Keep Polk County Beautiful Archambault 34-221 Community service, including the preservation of wildlife and cleanup projects.
Keyboard Floyd and Hatley 36-103 Beginning with the fundamentals of music and keyboard techniques, then progressing through music theory ideas, as well as different styles and composers of piano music. Students will have performing opportunities in school concerts and All County Piano. Keyboard Website
Key Club Brown 35-212 Key Club International is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through service to others.
Knitting and Crochet Keep 34-124 If you are interested in learning how to Crochet or want to continue working on a current Crochet project, then this club is for you.
Mu Alpha Theta St. Erb 36-212 Math Honor Society
National Honor Society Rerucha Guidance Office Eligible students are invited to join this Nationally recognized club based on grades, faculty approval, and community service. Bring Dr. Holby Black Coffee
Orchestra J. Miller Orchestra Students further their study of string orchestra performance through extracurricular opportunities, including All County Orchestra, Solo & Ensemble Festival, and Youth Symphony Honor Ensemble.
Robotics D. Hall 35-208 Students on this team compete against other schools to build and design robots. Robots that the team design competes in a technology challenge and can advance from state to nation to world competitions.
Senior Class Bachman Guidance Office Senior class officers and representatives plan events for their class, including Senior Fling, Grad Bash, and the graduation ceremony.
Sophomore Class R. Walden 36-223 Sophomore class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, provide refreshments for the Homecoming Dance, serve as Prom Pages, and help with any duties assigned by the student council.
Student Council MacCalla 35-209 Representatives from each grade meet to form a student government that organizes elections, Homecoming, and other important events throughout the year. They also promote community service by sponsoring school-wide programs such as Heartland’s “Rudolph Round-Up” to benefit local foster children and Olive Garden’s “Pasta for Pennies” to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Student Helping Homelessness Lenarz 35-205 SHH provides students the opportunity to help the homeless community in our area by working with soup kitchens to distribute essential items to the homeless.
SWAT Wiebe & Brantley 35-119 Students Working Against Tobacco. SWAT meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
Trident Schubele 35-224 Class is an elective credit that meets 5th period and produces the school’s newspaper. Students are taught the basics of journalism.
Tri-M Music Honor Society Floyd & Hatley 36-103 Tri-M is a society of exemplary music students dedicated to creating music and sharing it with others through community service.
TSA Cutshaw 35-208 The Technology Student Association enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through extracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs.
Yearbook Jaime 35-222 Students develop a yearbook in a series of classes called Digital Design 1 through 4 and can earn certifications at the end of the course.